Travel news: The most spectacular airport in the world is about to double in size

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(CNN) — This Week’s Voyage: The wreckage of the ship that tried to warn the Titanic about the iceberg has been found. The most spectacular airport in the world is about to double in size. And the United States prepared for Hurricane Ian.

blue sky thought

Singapore’s Changi is no ordinary airport. It has an indoor waterfall, swimming pool, cinema room, butterfly garden and much more. And now the spectacular megahub is about to get much bigger: here are the latest details on the new Terminal 5, which will be as big as the current four terminals combined.
And at Grant County International Airport in Washington state, the world’s first all-electric passenger plane, named Alice, made its first test flight on September 27. Look here.

Inspired Destinations

Across the Adriatic Sea, tourist numbers in Croatia have skyrocketed since the emergence of a certain hit HBO show featuring dragons and dynastic feuds. While most of the crowds flock to Dubrovnik, it’s always possible to take a more laid-back visit to the Dalmatian coast. Here are seven lesser-known beach towns to consider.

The way we were

Today, budget roadside hotels are commonplace, but when Kemmons Wilson opened the first Holiday Inn in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, in 1952, it was a decision that revolutionized travel in the world. Twentieth century. Read the 70-year-old story here.
Meanwhile, in 1950s Soviet-era Hungary, travel options were limited, meaning the country’s Lake Balaton became the region’s answer to the Riviera. The resort’s popularity is on the rise again, earning it the nickname “The Hamptons of Hungary”.

Spotlight on Dubai

A Canadian company wants to build a series of huge moon-shaped hotels around the world. For their launch city, they chose a city known for its ambitious architecture: Dubai.
But beyond all the bombshell of the building, there’s also a softer, low-key side to the city. Photographer Preet Uday’s images evoke an evocative, melancholic world of sherbet roses and saffron oranges.

We won another Emmy, baby

It was the 1970s and Tony and Maureen Wheeler had a dream: to travel from London to Sydney overland, or at least as much as they could. They embarked on a once-in-a-lifetime journey that changed world travel forever.

Hot on the heels of “Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy” which won a Primetime Emmy earlier this month, this week CNN Travel’s “The Hippie Trail” won a News & Documentary Emmy for Graphic Design and Direction. exceptional artistic. Is not it?! We’re gonna need a bigger chimney. Check out our award-winning interactive here.

In case you missed it

The merchant ship SS Mesaba attempted to warn the Titanic of the iceberg.

And in Israel, a 1,200-year-old shipwreck filled with cargo has been found.

His discovery rewrote the history books. Look here.

“I have never seen so many flashes in one eye.”

Eerie groans and moans were heard on the AP on an American Airlines flight.

But what were the origins of the hoo-ha and the harrumph? Listen now.

Junior jet set

If we want our children to become the adventurers of tomorrow, we need to equip them properly as today’s little travelers. Our partners at CNN Underscored, a CNN-owned product review and recommendation guide, have rounded up 20 of their favorite kids’ luggage sets and bags for family travel.

Top image: Singapore Changi Airport expansion plans can be seen in a rendering (Changi Airport Group).


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